The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 74, July 1970 - April, 1971 Page: 138
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
The Association during the past two years has worked in conjunc-
tion with the Humanities Research division of the University of Texas,
Austin, in sponsoring the Collectors' Institute. Membership in the
Institute is open to anyone interested in collecting library-type ma-
The mid-year meeting was held in Brownsville on November 7-8
in connection with various Valley historical societies. Special thanks
go to Mrs. Florence Johnson Scott and Mrs. Anne Magee. The 1971
mid-year meeting will be at El Paso.
The Association's seventy-fourth annual meeting was held at the
Austin Hotel, Austin. Katherine Baker, the Association's efficient office
secretary, supervised to perfection the hotel operations. The excellent
twelve-session program was put together by Program Chairman A. Ray
Stephens and his committee of Ben Procter, Richard Moore, Edward
H. Phillips, and James Nichols. The Association greatly appreciates
the work of the committee and the exceptionally fine papers given by
the many participants.
At the business meeting following the Friday luncheon, the following
officers were elected for the year 1970-1971:
President: Cooper K. Ragan.
Vice-Presidents: Dorman H. Winfrey, Roger N. Conger, Anne Brind-
ley, and Ralph A. Wooster.
Wilbert H. Timmons, University of Texas, El Paso, and Ben Procter,
Texas Christian University, were elected as follows' representatives.
Timmons replaces Ernest Wallace, whose term expired; and Procter
moved into the uncompleted term of Wooster, who was elected a vice
president. F. Lee Lawrence, Tyler attorney, was elected as a members'
The 1970 book auction was named in honor of the late Earl Fornell,
Lamar State College professor and author, and the late Texas historian
Joseph L. Clark, professor for many years at Sam Houston State Uni-
versity. The auction netted $2,329.00.
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